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The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google

nu1x Re:Analogy (205 comments)

"Visual representation" is a red flag, it always contains less information and detail than good old text (text in the eyes of a proficient reader mind you).

And, well, one property of graphical representation is that it is (more easily) accessible to idiots, aka, "The Management".

So there you have it.

about a month ago
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Mt. Gox CEO Returns To Twitter, Enrages Burned Investors

nu1x Re:What is he supposed to do? (281 comments)

> traditional state issued currency and state regulated banking

Where in the World do you get THAT ?

Syria ? Iceland ? Iran ?

Truly not US if that is what you are implying ?

about 5 months ago
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Aliens and the Fermi Paradox

nu1x Re:The Matrix is to blame (686 comments)

To me, agming is better than sex.

I mean sex is very, very good, but I cannot have sex for multiples of 12 hour runs at times, all the while having sustained fun that is purely intellectual. Sex just cannot provide that, it only provides a release from tension, in a metaphysical, and very pleasurable sense.

If sex was best in life, humans (those pesky men actually, damn those sex-less engineers) would never have built cities

about 5 months ago
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Aliens and the Fermi Paradox

nu1x Re:Prime Directive (686 comments)

The recent and more interesting and also quite unique footprint IMO is nuclear explosions.

They should be fairly unique, fairly high-radius, and fairly indicator-of-lifish.

about 5 months ago
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Aliens and the Fermi Paradox

nu1x 5 main considerations (686 comments)

1. Most of the worlds evolved more to fantasy-like societies, like special-ability oriented, earthbound. For what we may know, special biological abilities akin to magic are norm, and tech is a deviation. (Total speculation).

2. Societies have space travel, but are very introverted in general and live inside mental macrocosm, rather than (space) macrocosm. (Read: "The Pod and the Barrier", by Theodore Sturgeon for what I'm referencing here)

3. There exists force that is extremerly dominant and prevents any free interstellar travel. May be active, may be passive relics, may be programmed bots/nanobots. (I think this one is highly likely, because it is extremely probable that some societies have say, at least ~10 million year technological headstart over others, and that is, paradigm-changing (pardon the word). We may not even understand such technology, and it unavoidably has, perfect cloaking, because at this point it would be trivial. We may already have invisible aliens among us, and we'd be none the wiser. In this case advertising our presence by use of nuclear weapons / other stupid activities (EM footprint, may be easily identifiable / detectable) may be a very, very bad idea, in case they are hostile / exploiter type.

4. Luck, which I think is totally unlikely.

5. They may already have left footprint (may be likely ?), if you think it's not the case, then explain the artifacts on Earth (pyramids all over the world aligned in certain directions (would require 1 world civilization which organizes building of them all to certain precise measurements, for all we know, they may not have been built by savage natives (pharaohs), but rather claimed by them by scribbling their writ on them), Moon being very peculiar distance from Earth and having very peculiar measurements, various reported phenomena found in coal mines reportedly hundreds of millions of years old (hard to prove, but interesting nonetheless)). DO NOT DISCOUNT WHAT IM SAYING HERE, IT IS NOT ALL CLEAR CUT AND IS NOT ALL"WOO CONSPIRACY". There are too many outliers found for them all to be natural deviations of a single civ (ours).

After all the considerations, same things apply even if light speed barrier is unbroken, because with high automation, you need only max 70K-100K years at lightspeed to totally map the galaxy, so if any civ existed in our galaxy, it is a certainty in statistical sense that it visited Earth either as bots, or living creatures.

All of the above is wild speculation taken with large doses of salt or soy sauce, your preference.

about 5 months ago
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In a Hole, Golf Courses Experiment With 15-inch Holes

nu1x Casuals (405 comments)

Casuals now infect Golf too.

There will need to be a purging.

Of casuals.

about 7 months ago
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How Can Nintendo Recover?

nu1x Re:Erm, the 3DS (559 comments)

You seem to be forgetting about battery life, and game library, 2 factors which were decisive in case of Game Boy. Nothing else compared.

about 10 months ago
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Global-Warming Skepticism Hits 6-Year High

nu1x Because it is not science. (846 comments)

It is political partisanship, political agenda, and new cult of Malthusians.

Statements follow:

1.Climate change exists. Of course, it always existed.

2. We live in mid-low ice age.

3. Ice ages are bad for civilisation, Global warming is good for civilisation. While cold, there is no Civ, only war, while warm, there decreases parts of livable land insignificantly, instead, food-producing and otherwise unlivable land increases significantly (Siberia et al.)

4. Whether GW is Anthropogenic is a discussion, but if yes, we need more of it. Humans are doing very good in burning oil during mini-ice age, lest we lapse again to it (and unavoidable wars and scarcity and death that would follow).

5. For politicians, cold, scarcity and death is good, because it leads to wars and strenghtening of holders of political powers.

about 10 months ago
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95% of ATMs Worldwide Are Still Using Windows XP

nu1x Re:OS/2 Warp (346 comments)

You forgot the crucial "banks destroy peoples wealth".

about 10 months ago
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Researchers Claim Facebook Is 'Dead and Buried' To Many Young Users

nu1x No, it's actually (457 comments)

the fact that the average common denominator for intelligent discussion dropped markedly and measurably in the mentioned span of time.

Now you have to WORK to find a good, intelligent circle, and then work doubly hard to protect it from casuals..

This has to do with the fact that before, only academics and at least computer enthusiasts and hardcore geeks used the internet.

Now, Biff "uses" it too.

about a year ago
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Winners and Losers In the World of Interfaces: 2013 In Review

nu1x UI vs. UX (116 comments)

UI is sometimes good.

UX is ALWAYS bad.

about a year ago
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US Federal Judge Rules NSA Data Collection Legal

nu1x All of those deaths (511 comments)

Are dwarfed by Medical Malpractice.

Why are not the so called doctors (and nurses) who routinelly kill mass amounts of people considered terrorists ?

about a year ago
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Multivitamin Researchers Say 'Case Is Closed' As Studies Find No Health Benefits

nu1x Re:Case very much still open (554 comments)

> carbohydrates (most of all sugar and wheat) that cause many "Western" diseases

No, it's actually milk, and obscene amounts of saturated fat + calcium.

Point in case, asia. You would find, in most regions, people eat obscene amounts of rice, while still being thin as sticks (Especially Japan, those people eat humungous amounts.. of carbs and lean meat).

Asians do not usually eat any significant amounts of milk or milk products though.

about a year ago
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Is Computer Science Education Racist and Sexist?

nu1x YES (612 comments)

YES.

Everything is racist and sexist, because races and sexes obviously, objectivelly exist, and are obviously, objectivelly non-uniform in defining properties.

about a year ago
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DRM Has Always Been a Horrible Idea

nu1x Re:2003 called, they want their article back (281 comments)

Or you can buy a reader that supports open formats and is not tied to a store. Which is trivial.

You can find almost any book in DRM-free ebook format. Or if not, you can buy the book, and strip DRM from it, and save it as open format, with no quality loss.

about a year ago
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UK Men Arrested For Anti-Semitic Tweets After Football Game

nu1x Re:It started with a good idea (598 comments)

The holohoax is a hoax tho.

Jews masterminded the plan to invade present day "israel" you see, and that was their pretext, their base of all propaganda of "jew suffering" (except for all those forgotten people who suffered in hands of jews, but history forgets them).

You truly, really need to get out of where you are hiding, and learn of the ays of the world.

The world is not a nice place, and jews are NOT nice people.

about a year ago
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UK Men Arrested For Anti-Semitic Tweets After Football Game

nu1x Re:Double Standard (598 comments)

"If you want to find out who is your true master, find out who you are not allowed to criticize".

Parasitic jew bankers and their scam to take over the world and rebuild their scamtopia (Jewsrael) is coming to fruition, what with white people being so naive and stupid, so easily influenced by moving pictured (made by jews) and held down by THEIR OWN WOMEN (brainwashed by jews into submission to transient, fake "qualities", conglomerated into so called "feminism").

Yeah, jews are just peachy.

about a year ago
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Surge In Litecoin Mining Leads To Graphics Card Shortage

nu1x Re:An Honest Question (213 comments)

I have news to you buddy.

Archive this message, and look at it in one year.

1 BTC will have passed 2500 USD mark at that point. If there will be a USD.

about a year ago
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Surge In Litecoin Mining Leads To Graphics Card Shortage

nu1x Re:An Honest Question (213 comments)

> not a great deal

you mean like everything in www.bitcoinstore.com, and also gold and other PMs ? Which can then trivially be redeemed for cash ?

Noone will dump 1 Megabuck on a market without rebuying later, because it is NONTRIVIAL getting 1 Megabuck TXed to your bank account; (go on, try it).

What is trivial, is buying a few 100s grams of gold. At a significant markup, but gold is valued much over the "official" rate anyway, on the street.

This is quite real I assure you - and people give other people hundreds of dollars for 1 BTC not because they lack confidence in BTC -- IT IS BECAUSE THEY LACK CONFIDENCE IN DOLLARS.

In case you haven't noticed, we have impending US dollar currency crash, and people are starting to get clued in.

about a year ago

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